California Thrasher
(Toxostoma redivivum)
Photographed in Alum Rock Park, San Jose, California by Jim Rosso
Inset shows an Anna's Hummingbird in a threatening posture towards the thrasher. Perhaps the branch that the thrasher is sitting on is the favorite branch for the hummingbird.

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Other members of the genus Toxostoma:

Brown Thrasher

Curve-billed Thrasher